Search:

Type: Posts; User: historyteacher

Page 1 of 2 1 2

Search: Search took 0.02 seconds.

  1. Replies
    122
    Views
    2,788

    Would love to try my hand at this - count me in.

    Would love to try my hand at this - count me in.
  2. Replies
    32
    Views
    1,637

    With those requirements, sounds like the Go Lite...

    With those requirements, sounds like the Go Lite Jam (50L or 70L), Gossamer Gear Gorilla (46L) or Mariposa (69L), and ULA CDT (56L) or OHM (69L) should fit the bill.

    I don't have experience with...
  3. Replies
    32
    Views
    1,637

    I just switched to an ULA Circuit this summer. ...

    I just switched to an ULA Circuit this summer. After a bunch of local miles, 30 miles on the AT, and 70-80 miles in New Mexico, I love it. You might want to look at the OHM given your equipment...
  4. Replies
    12
    Views
    275

    Welcome from Bellevue!

    Welcome from Bellevue!
  5. Replies
    195
    Views
    4,060

    I'm in - appreciate the gesture.

    I'm in - appreciate the gesture.
  6. Replies
    26
    Views
    2,003

    Two thoughts on the trees - first, most of the...

    Two thoughts on the trees - first, most of the weight is out of the pack by the time I hang it, and second, you can always place vertical sticks under the line if you are worried about the trees.
  7. I practice what was mentioned above by...

    I practice what was mentioned above by CountryRoads - I don't permanently splice on any hardware; rather, I create a fixed eye locked brummel on both ends of a line (different lines of varying...
  8. I would assume that continued use would...

    I would assume that continued use would eventually wear off the coating. But, mine are just fine thus far.
  9. In response - 1 - The two I have are both cut...

    In response -

    1 - The two I have are both cut symmetrically. The one I use is skinned, and I don't pay attention to which one is the 'head' or 'foot' end.

    2 - I remedied the pull outs by...
  10. I've bought two - one through JRB and one through...

    I've bought two - one through JRB and one through REI. Both came with stuff sacks and guy lines for the tie outs. They are very large, very comfortable tarps. I've had mine for over a year and...
  11. Thread: Pillow

    by historyteacher
    Replies
    68
    Views
    2,939

    I also use a cocoon ultralight pillow. It weighs...

    I also use a cocoon ultralight pillow. It weighs 3+ ounces with the stuff sack, and being inflatable I can adjust the size for whatever I need it for (reading, sleeping, knees, etc).
  12. Replies
    8
    Views
    539

    The other posters offered great suggestions. To...

    The other posters offered great suggestions. To your original post, the XL's work with the HH Hex. My current set up is the HH Hex, CRL, and the XL Skins.
  13. I have tried to grade papers in the same manner -...

    I have tried to grade papers in the same manner - with the same result.
  14. Oh so close - Saturday night at Montgomery Bell...

    Oh so close - Saturday night at Montgomery Bell SP you would see a patrol of hanging Scouts!
  15. Replies
    151
    Views
    3,795

    I'm in! Thank you! It would be my first alky...

    I'm in! Thank you! It would be my first alky stove.
  16. Replies
    24
    Views
    523

    Welcome! We should be heading to Latimer in...

    Welcome! We should be heading to Latimer in December.
  17. Replies
    10
    Views
    276

    Welcome! Grew up in Browns Point watching the...

    Welcome! Grew up in Browns Point watching the Foss tugs go by.
  18. Replies
    8
    Views
    180

    Welcome from Nashville!

    Welcome from Nashville!
  19. A couple of ideas come to mind. First, I would...

    A couple of ideas come to mind. First, I would not use the tarp CRL - when you get in the hammock it will lower with your weight, most likely stretching the bugnet too far between the bottom of the...
  20. Replies
    6
    Views
    373

    West of Nashville? Take a look at Montgomery...

    West of Nashville? Take a look at Montgomery Bell State Park. Might work for you.

    http://www.tn.gov/environment/parks/MontgomeryBell/
  21. Replies
    417
    Views
    10,067

    I'm in - thank you!

    I'm in - thank you!
  22. I'm in - Thank You!

    I'm in - Thank You!
  23. Replies
    10
    Views
    258

    Another Nashville hanger - welcome!

    Another Nashville hanger - welcome!
  24. Replies
    50
    Views
    2,719

    I picked up the Cocoon ultralight pillow a few...

    I picked up the Cocoon ultralight pillow a few years ago. Weighs less than 4 ounces and is pretty comfortable.
  25. Replies
    20
    Views
    777

    I was also getting the error. Cleared Cache...

    I was also getting the error. Cleared Cache (Firefox, Mac), and all is well.
  26. Replies
    179
    Views
    8,882

    First UQ on the way!

    First UQ on the way!
  27. Replies
    17
    Views
    1,041

    Just got back from Central CA yesterday - hiked...

    Just got back from Central CA yesterday - hiked in Pfieffer State Park. I think that's about as far south as a good stand of trees go. Its a little south of Monterey and probably 7 hours from...
  28. Found Shug's Vid...

    Found Shug's Vid
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=yFWs6UH7C74
  29. You may want to use it as an 'almost TQ' before...

    You may want to use it as an 'almost TQ' before you start moding it. In one of Shug's video's he uses what looks like an REI Sub Kilo +20 as a TQ. Take a look - I use the same bag in the same...
  30. Replies
    7
    Views
    299

    Welcome from up 24!

    Welcome from up 24!
  31. I don't have a scale so I can't be specific. I...

    I don't have a scale so I can't be specific. I looked online as well and couldn't find any weight listed for commercial styles. My liner is lighter. The only thing I can provide is size - it is...
  32. Summer only - 60s and above nighttime temps. ...

    Summer only - 60s and above nighttime temps. Anything lower the bag comes along.
  33. I've gone without a bag in several ways. I've...

    I've gone without a bag in several ways. I've slept without a cover or a pad in just my clothing - adding layers if the temp drops. No extra weight. I've used a sleeping bag liner - warm but...
  34. Replies
    9
    Views
    431

    I have the HH Hex as well. I have Dutch Biners...

    I have the HH Hex as well. I have Dutch Biners and Stingerz for the CRL, and use the plastic figure 9's for the tie outs. The 9's are a tad heavier than the line locs, but I got this set at REI for...
  35. Replies
    13
    Views
    661

    I was thinking about this last night as I was...

    I was thinking about this last night as I was staring at my daughter's Croakies, which have a flat portion of neoprene with tubes at each end to thread onto the glasses. It seems like you could...
  36. Replies
    1,567
    Views
    83,886

    Sticky: After reading all of these creative names, I feel...

    After reading all of these creative names, I feel like mine is unremarkable - but its what I am.
  37. Replies
    9
    Views
    714

    I replaced the stock lines on my HH Hex with...

    I replaced the stock lines on my HH Hex with those, mainly for the figure 9's. I've had it out a couple of times with no problems. I'll keep using them until I do notice any significant problems...
  38. Replies
    2
    Views
    451

    Nano's are available again....

    Nano's are available again.
    http://www.steepandcheap.com/steepcheap/gear-cache-item/505473?AVAD=16549_a229870d
  39. My son was at Stahlman last week. They kept...

    My son was at Stahlman last week. They kept their gear in the platform tents but his entire patrol set up their hammocks and slept in them each night. I'm not sure about any official policy, but...
  40. Replies
    8
    Views
    580

    I'm heading to other lake (Old Hickory) tonight...

    I'm heading to other lake (Old Hickory) tonight and tomorrow night. Like a poster above mentioned, since I'm driving in, I'll bring a thin wool blanket, a CCF, and a fleece blanket. I'll mix and...
  41. Replies
    5
    Views
    1,308

    First, I like his t-shirt. Second, I can also...

    First, I like his t-shirt. Second, I can also imagine a second hammock rigged as a sail ...
  42. Replies
    4
    Views
    345

    Thanks WV - I'll look that up. My hope is that...

    Thanks WV - I'll look that up. My hope is that such readings might justify some DIY hammocks in the budget :)
  43. Replies
    4
    Views
    345

    Hammocks in Literature

    We have a summer course here called "Reading and Writing in the Woods" - a one week enrichment course for HS kids where we read nature-based literature in nature. For example, we'll read selections...
  44. Replies
    2
    Views
    332

    REI - Byer Tahiti Hammock

    Sorry this is in this forum, but I don't have enough posts for the For Sale Section. FYI - today's 'deal of the day' at REI is the Byer Tahiti hammock for 14.73 if anyone is interested.
  45. Great Pics! My family goes to Cambria every...

    Great Pics! My family goes to Cambria every summer, so I thought I recognized the Hearst Beach. Were did you stay in the stretch between San Simeon and Carmel?
  46. Replies
    53
    Views
    5,101

    Logistics question for you all. Have you done a...

    Logistics question for you all. Have you done a dedicated hammock campout, or just a normal campout at which hammocks randomly arrive? I'm interested in floating a dedicated campout at our planning...
  47. Replies
    17
    Views
    862

    Beautiful! Did you canoe/kayak?

    Beautiful! Did you canoe/kayak?
  48. Replies
    53
    Views
    14,826

    I'm heading to REI to pick one up this weekend...

    I'm heading to REI to pick one up this weekend (have to use the coupon by Monday). In my tarp quest at REI, I dismissed the ENO tarps as they weight the same as the HH Hex but cover significantly...
  49. Thread: free

    by historyteacher
    Replies
    91
    Views
    2,554

    Please count me in!

    Please count me in!
  50. Replies
    9
    Views
    603

    I'm curious about the Klymit - have you tried it...

    I'm curious about the Klymit - have you tried it without the GG pad? Or, do you still need a pad for consistent warmth?
Results 1 to 50 of 72
Page 1 of 2 1 2